KUROKAWA, Hiroko (former surname: YOKOMIZO)

FacultyThe University Art Museum
Last Updated :2018/06/25

Researcher Information

Academic Degree

  • B.A in Craft History, Tokyo University of the Arts
  • Master of Fine Arts, Tokyo University of the Arts

Academic Societies

  • The Japanese Art History Society
  • The Academy of Lacquer Research

Research Activities

Research Interests

  • Modern Japanese Craft History
  • Digital Information System of Art Museum Collections


  • 1989.1 Articles “Computer Aided Redefining of Museum Catalogue Data”
    MUSEUM No.454
  • 1991.3 Articles “A Study on the Education of Metal Craftsmen in Modern Japan - Focusing on the Court Artists and Tokyo Art School”
    Ibaraki Daigaku Izura Bijutsu Bunka Kenkyujoho No.13
  • 1992.3 Articles “Japanese Metalwork Exhibited in Expositions of the Early Meiji Period”
    MUSEUM No.492
  • 1997.3 Articles “Explanatory Notes on the Organization and Contents of Onchizuroku”, Report of Research on Onchizuroku- A collection of craft design sketches of the Meiji Era
    Tokyo National Museum
  • 1999.3 Articles “About the Meiji Government Guidance on Craft Design Sketches”
    Proceedings of the Tokyo National Museum Vol.34
  • 2002.4 Reports “Western Design Books as Educational Materials in the Early Meiji Era, focusing on the collections in the Tokyo NationalMuseum and Tokyo University of the Arts”, Government grant-in-aid for scientific research, Report of Research on Meiji and Taisho era Design Books
  • 2002 Articles “Research on Design Sketches of Craftworks Exhibited in the Paris International Exposition, 1900”, 2001 Report of the Kajima Foundation of Art
  • 2003 Articles “The Meaning of A Century of Modern Japanese Crafts”, KOGEI- A View of a Century of Modern Japanese Crafts exhibition catalogue, The University Art Museum
    Tokyo University of the Arts/Asahi Shimbun Company
  • 2004 Books Study on Meiji and Taisho Design Books
    Hida Toyojiro, Yokomizo Hiroko Kokusho Kankokai
  • 2005 Books Sketches by SHIBATA Zeshin
    Toho Shuppan
  • 2005 Articles Meiji Government and Traditional Arts Traditional Japanese Arts and Crafts in the 21st Century - Reconsidering the Future from an International Perspective、International Symposium No.27, International Research Center for Japanese Studies
  • 2006 Articles Twelve Bronze Hawks by Suzuki Chokichi
    KOKKA No.1328
  • 2007 Books Sketches of UNNO Shomin
    Toho Shuppan
  • 2007 Articles Japanese Modern Crafts in the National Museum of Korea, Japanese Modern Art
    National Museum of Korea
  • 2008 Reports
  • 2009 Reports OBA Tsunekichi's study on Nang-Nang lacquerware patternspatterns
  • 2009 Articles "Motifs and the Treasures of the Imperial Convents", Amamonzeki- A Hidden HeritageTreasures of the Japanese Imperial Convents
    The Sankei Shimbun
  • 2010 Articles "Motifs and patterns used in the Imperial Carriages". GORYOSHA, The Art of the Imperial Carriages Revealed
    The Railway Museum
  • 2011.3 Articles "Re-examination of Major aWorks by Shibata Zeshin through his Sketches, and his position as Imperial Court Artist"
    Studies of Mitsui Art and Cultural History Mitsui Memorial Museum
  • 2011.3 Articles
  • 2011.3 Articles
    Nishinippon Shimbun
  • 2012.3 Articles Documents on the selection of the Teishitsu Gigei'in (Imperial Court Artists),within the Tokyo National Museum
    Annual Report of Sannomaru Shozokan, Vol.17 Imperial Household Agency
  • 2012.3 Articles Nindomon no denpan(Spreading of Honeysuckle Patterns), Nannang Lacquer Arts edited by Hida Toyoro
    Bigaku Shuppan
  • 1997.3 Books Meiji Design no Tanjo
  • 1997.3 Others
  • 2013.10 Articles The presentation and reception of Japanese Art in Europe during the Meiji Period
    Hiroko Yokomizo Japonisme and the Rise of the Modern Art Movement: the Arts of the Meiji Period edited by Gregory Irvine Thames&Hudson
  • 2013.10 Articles
    Volume 16巻 p.p.199-208
  • 2012.10 Articles
  • 2013.10 Others
  • 2014.7 Articles Modern Lacquerware in Edo-Tokyo
    Kurokawa HIroko Kyoto, Re-creation of Reminiscence - Lacquerware in Modern Japan The National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto
  • 2014.9 Articles
    Kurokawa HIroko Japanese Modern Art Collection of the National Museum of Korea National Museum of Korea
  • 2015.8 Articles

Educational Activities


  • 2001 Matters on craft and design
  • 2001 Japanese metalwork history
  • 2001 Japanese lacquer history
  • 2001
  • 2002 Matters on craft and design
  • 2002 Japanese metalwork history
  • 2002 Japanese lacquer history
  • 2002
  • 2003 Matters on craft and design
  • 2003 Japanese metalwork history
  • 2003 Japanese lacquer history
  • 2003
  • 2004 Matters on craft and design
  • 2004 Japanese metalwork history
  • 2004 Japanese lacquer history
  • 2004
  • 2005 Matters on craft and design
  • 2005 Japanese metalwork history
  • 2005
  • 2006 Matters on craft and design
  • 2006 Japanese metalwork history
  • 2007 Matters on craft and design
  • 2007 Japanese metalwork history
  • 2008 Matters on craft and design
  • 2008 Japanese metalwork history
  • 2009 Matters on craft and design
  • 2009 Japanese metalwork history
  • 2010 Matters on craft and design
  • 2010 Japanese metalwork history
  • 2011 Matters on craft and design
  • 2011 Japanese metalwork history
  • 2012 Matters on craft and design
  • 2012 Japanese metalwork history
  • 2012
  • 2013 Japanese metalwork history
  • 2013
  • 2014 Japanese metalwork history
  • 2014
  • 2015 Japanese metalwork history
  • 2015
  • 2016 Japanese metalwork history
  • 2016
  • 2017 Japanese metalwork history
  • 2017

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